Business models are a critical factor in the success or failure of commercial initiatives. Before you spend large sums of money and vast amounts of time executing your business plan, you should make sure that the underpinnings of your business model are sound.
If you are not familiar with the following business model pitfalls, you really should enroll in the Business Model Validation course:
- Capacity head-fakes
- Technology overfitting
- Pricing straightjackets
- Platform dependence
- Business model fragility
- Market spoilage
- Scorched earth
Related lessons are brought to life through discussions regarding the likes of Southwest Airlines, Alibaba, Staples, Akamai, Pete's Wicked Ale, JC Penney, The Panama Railroad, Unum Corporation, Radio Shack, Airbnb, Boston Markets, Groupon, and Better Place.
The following are among the issues discussed during this unique course:
- How can the Icarus Paradox destroy a firm's revenue projections?
- Why must you avoid anything resembling the Las Vegas business model?
- How can you assess a business's compressibility?
- Where do dangers lie in terms of confusing the degree of competition with market potential?
- What are some limitations to monetizing a company's assets?
- What is the significance of a pivot schedule in assessing business models?
- How much precedential value should be attached to analogs and antilogs?
- How can you test business model portability?
- How can you ascertain the symmetry between a business model and the nature of the stakeholders?
- Are you at risk of committing irrational extrapolation?
- How can you project customer migration paths and attrition rates?
- How can you project supply chain risks?
Who Should Attend This Course:
- Business Development Professionals
- Licensing Professionals
- Technology Transfer Professionals
- Mergers & Acquisitions Professionals
- Corporate Strategists
- Transactional Advisors such as Attorneys and Accountants
- Investment Bankers
- Executive Coaches
- Investor Relations Professionals
- Financial Professionals
- Project Managers
SPECIAL OFFER: All attendees will receive a complimentary copy of the highly acclaimed and book, Business Model Validation.
Time: 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Please note, events may be cancelled due to commercial or organisational reasons. In this case Research and Markets will refund all registration fees which have already been paid. Research and Markets will not refund any charges arising from the participant having to cancel or re-book transportation or accommodation which he or she has arranged. Please note, events may be cancelled due to commercial or organisational reasons. In this case Research and Markets will refund all registration fees which have already been paid. Research and Markets will not refund any charges arising from the participant having to cancel or re-book transportation or accommodation which he or she has arranged.
Mr David Wanetick,
Business Model Validation
David Wanetick is the CEO of Business Model Validation, a research firm with an expertise in assessing the investment merits of emerging companies. He actively researches and scrutinizes the investment positions of hedge funds and private equity funds. He also has an expertise in patent valuation.
David developed the Certified Emerging Company Analyst and Devil's Advocate Auditor designations, both offered through the Business Development Academy. He has lectured all over the world, including the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Belgium, Spain, Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark, Israel, Dubai, India, Singapore, Hong Kong, China and Thailand.
Venue to be announced shortly.